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How Can I Keep My Lips From Getting Chapped In The Winter
My lips are dry and chapped in all the seasons. What's the cause? And how can I get soft lips permanently?
Lip Balm: Best way to keep them moist is a good lip balm a number of times per day. Burt's bbes or any other organic lip balm is best way to keep them moist and not expose you to any unwanted chemicals. ...Read more
See below: hydrate well and use high quality chap sticks or use butter can , or good lip balm ...Read more
Dry skin: Use a quality moisturizer and stay out of the sun. Always keep the moisturizer with you in your handbag and reapply as needed during the day ...Read more
How can I prevent dry skin around my lips? My upper lips skin which is connected to my nose is constantly dry. Any suggestion on how to cure this?
Dry: A fragrance free cream such as cereve or cetaphil may be tried a couple times a day. If condition does not improve see a dermatologist. ...Read more
See below: Use a good moisturizing cream and use a pumice stone to scrape down the cracked skin. ...Read more
Find cause, or treat: Aluminum chloride hexahydrate or drysol, is a prescription antiperspirant. Aluminum based products are also found in formulations of over the counter antiperspirants, but drysol is more effective. See if your primary doctor feels comfortable treating. Injection of botulism toxin effective but expensive. Antidepressants often cause excessive sweating and sometimes changing the medicine can help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lip moisturizer: Use some sort of lip cream. When you lick your lips and they dry, this causes the cracking. Cream will keep them moist and you won't need to lick them. ...Read more
Moved from the west to east coast, and my sinuses are reacting to the weather by having my face have dry skin and lips sting. What do I do?
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can get the best treatment. ...Read more
I keep getting boils in my rectum and anal area also on my buttocks cheeks why is this. How can I get rid of them, and avoid them.
What is best to use to keep my hands from drying out from cold dry weather and cracking around my fingers?
Lotion: Try putting lotion on after getting out of bath. Sometimes putting vaseline over the lotion can really help penetrate into the skin and keep moisture in the skin. ...Read more
Cocer: There are little patches designed to cover cold sores. ...Read more
I kissed a girl with a chapped lips due to cold. on getting home i licked my lips and found out i could still feel the cut or blood from the chapped l?
All blood exposure: is a potential exposure to infection such as hepatitis and HIV. Fortunately, the amount of blood was minimal, and I assumed dried on your lips, which would decrease infectiousness and make this unlikely. If you do not know your immune status, it is wise to get baseline HIV and Hep b test and retest in 3-6 months unless your partner has had recent testing and confirmed negative. ...Read more
I've got chapped lips and cuts on their corners. The area is dark and cracked too. I also have a lot of discoloration on my face, especially me eyes.
Deficiency: Unless you have other chronic illnesses, this is likely vitamin C and/or B2 deficiency. I recommend a supplemental multivitamin and improving your diet with more fruits and vegetables (especially dark green like mustard, spinach, kale, collard) than meats. You should limit meats as much as possible anyway but particularly in your case. ...Read more
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